Arts Commons

Arts Commons

Event Types Welcomed

  • Adult Social Events
  • Corporate Social Events
  • Expo/Competitions
  • Professional Meeting / Training / Conference / Retreats
  • Wedding Ceremonies
  • Wedding Receptions


Have a spectacular event and support the arts in Calgary!

Arts Commons offers a creative and inspirational environment right in downtown Calgary that can only be found in a world-class arts centre. With more than 25 years of experience, we have created many memorable events for our clients and their guests in our unique spaces. We are known for providing clients with exceptional experiences–no matter what the event.

We offer beautiful spaces for weddings, streamlined services for meetings, intimate theatres for music, sweeping concert halls for grand productions and infinitely flexible options for everything in-between such as receptions, holiday parties and fundraisers. We invite you to browse our website and discover a venue that is perfect for your event. Our helpful staff is only a phone call away. Remember, when you support Arts Commons, you support Calgary’s arts community!

Meeting & Event Spaces

  • Max Capacity: 1797 guests
  • Largest Classroom Style: 50
  • Largest Theatre Style: 1797

Featured Amenities

  • Bus - Shuttle, Public Bus Access Bus
  • Near Public Transit
  • Paid Parking
  • Taxi
  • Theater Seating
  • WiFi

Venue Location + Transportation


205 8th Ave SE,
Calgary, Alberta T2G 0K9


  • BusBus
  • TaxiTaxi
  • TrainTrain
  • UberUber

Nearby Airport

  • Calgary, YYC - 25 minutes

Nearby International Airport

  • Calgary International - 25 minutes

Nearby Cities

Edmonton -180 Vancouver -800

Things to Know


  • External Catering Allowed: Yes


As the largest performing arts centre in Western Canada, we offer top-notch sound and lighting technicians to complement any event. In addition, our stage crew is able to provide the best technical assistance and expertise in the business.

  • Guest Wi-Fi: Free
  • Onsite Tech Support: Yes
  • Equipment Available On-Site:
    • Projector Screen
    • Laptops
    • Microphones
    • Sound System
    • Custom Lighting

Venue Policies

  • Smoking Permitted: no